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Ex-president George H.W. Bush had good night's rest, remains in ICU
North Dakota governor, first lady to attend Trump inauguration and festivities
ND man looks for investors in potential marijuana dispensary after finding startup costs higher than expected
Marsy’s Law bill passes North Dakota House
Obama commutes prison sentences for 330 before leaving office
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
Weber State-UND game could be the best of the season at The Betty
Grand Forks Central grad Casey Johnson emerging on UND's blue line
Team goals clear for Blue Hawk track and field
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Susie A. Fettig
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farms, Bowman and Williams counties approached by Virginia energy firm
BOWMAN -- Wind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals....
February 19, 2016 - 8:18pm
February 8, 2016
Regional recreation projects receive state funding
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department recently awarded 13 community grant projects through North Dakota’s Outdoor Community Grant Program, which offers Outdoor Recreation Facilities and Recreation Leadership grants. Projects that were awarded grants include baseball diamond...
February 8, 2016 - 9:43pm
January 9, 2016
Mandan man leads authorities on high-speed chase out of Bowman on Highway 85
BOWMAN -- A 45-year-old Mandan man was arrested Friday night after leading authorities on a car chase in which he reached speeds of up to 120...
January 9, 2016 - 5:10pm
December 16, 2015
Land Board awards St. Joseph's $2.1M grant
BISMARCK—CHI St. Joseph's Health in Dickinson is getting around $2.1 million in oil-impact grants as part of the state Land Board's funding for critical access hospitals. The Land Board, awarded $5 million in oil-impact grants to support critical access hospitals in North...
December 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
December 10, 2015
Rhame teenager pleads not guilty to multiple sex crimes
Jovani Parra, 19, was arrested by Bowman police in August after authorities had reason to believe he had taken part in sexual activity multiple times with a 14-year-old girl. Parra is also accused of using a cellphone to invite the minor to have sex with him on one of the occasions....
News/crime and courts
December 10, 2015 - 2:56pm
December 1, 2015
Letter: Small group does its part to battle climate change
A small but bold band of climate change marchers paraded the streets of Bowman on Sunday afternoon, on the eve of the historic Paris climate change summit. They joined 60,000 marchers in Melbourne, Australia, and millions of others in 2,477 such events worldwide to encourage concern...
December 1, 2015 - 6:46pm
November 13, 2015
Bowman County Commission looks at feasibility of old airport conversion
BOWMAN -- The Bowman County Commission met for a special meeting Friday morning to hear the results of a feasibility study regarding converting the space of the old Bowman County Municipal Airport into an industrial park. Commissioner Ken Steiner said Gilmore Planning consultant...
November 13, 2015 - 11:21pm
Bowman man to host awareness event on climate change
For Rev. Mark Nygard of Bowman Lutheran Church, climate change is a topic he has thought about for much of his life. “I’ve been worried...
November 13, 2015 - 4:44pm
October 23, 2015
Film shot in southwest North Dakota wraps production in-state
Though dinosaurs and oil have always had a scientific kind of connection, a new movie set and filmed in North Dakota will add a dramatic angle...
October 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
August 29, 2015
Business Notebook: Hanstad returns home for position with area bank
One of the most recognizable area athletes from recent years has returned to Dickinson to start his post-athletic career. Joe Hanstad, a...
August 29, 2015 - 10:48pm
July 30, 2015
Land Board awards more than $16M to Oil Patch schools, airports
BISMARCK -- The state Land Board on Thursday awarded $15 million in Energy Impact Grant funding to K-12 public schools and $1.3 million to airports in North Dakota’s Oil Patch. Dickinson Public Schools will receive $1.29 million and Killdeer Public Schools were awarded $830,999....
July 30, 2015 - 11:36am
July 17, 2015
Bowman man who died in train-car crash identified
BOWMAN -- An 89-year-old Bowman man died Thursday afternoon after the van he was driving was struck by an oncoming BNSF Railway train traveling eastbound on 139th Avenue Southwest, about 6 mile east of Bowman. Clemens Schaaf was driving a 2010 Dodge Caravan when he failed to stop...
July 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
July 1, 2015
Storm knocks down tree, power lines in Dickinson
A strong thunderstorm that moved through Dickinson in about 15 minutes on Tuesday evening left downed power lines Tuesday night near the 600...
July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
June 19, 2015
Bowman in midst of limited water use
BOWMAN — While camering sewer lines in Bowman last Friday, a break in a pipe was detected. More than 20 blocks in town — from Highway 85 west through Eighth Avenue — are now considered to be a part of the “red zone.” In this zone, residents and business owners are being...
June 19, 2015 - 11:37pm
May 29, 2015
New Bowman airport opens for business
BOWMAN—A new airport east of Bowman that has been nearly a decade in the making is officially open for business. The Bowman County Municipal...
May 29, 2015 - 1:43am